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Actor Kumail Nanjiani Slams Conservatives, Cheers Stephen King At The Same Time

By Collin Gossel

The new movie adaption of Stephen King's novel IT shattered box office records this past weekend, hauling in an unprecedented $123 million. The film boasts the biggest opening weekend for a September film, for a fall film, for a horror movie, and for a Stephen King adaption. Before IT's debut, however, some conservatives were rallying support on Twitter to boycott the movie because of King's political views. 

Comedian Kumail Nanjiani shut down the boycotters pretty succinctly following the premiere:

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Many were surprised to hear a boycott was happening at all: